morigerous

obsequious or deferent

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Morigerous — Mo*rig er*ous, a. [L. morigerus; mos, moris, custom, manner + gerere to bear, conduct.] Obedient; obsequious. [Obs.] Brathwait. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morigerous — mo·rig·er·ous …   English syllables

  • morigerous —   a. obsequiously obedient …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • morigerous — məˈrijərəs adjective Etymology: Latin morigerus, from mor , mos custom + i + gerus (from gerere to bear) more at mood, cast archaic : obedient, submissive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Immorigerous — Im mo*rig er*ous, a. [Pref. im not + morigerous.] Rude; uncivil; disobedient. [Obs.] {Im mo*rig er*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Immorigerousness — Immorigerous Im mo*rig er*ous, a. [Pref. im not + morigerous.] Rude; uncivil; disobedient. [Obs.] {Im mo*rig er*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morigerate — Mo*rig er*ate, a. [L. morigeratus, p. p. of morigerari to comply with. See {Morigerous}.] Obedient. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • acquiescent — adj 1. assenting, consenting, concurring; agreeable, amenable; complying, compliant, obedient, Rare. morigerate, morigerous, conforming, abiding, faithful, dutiful, duteous; yielding, submitting, capitulating, conceding, acceding, willing;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • morigerate — məˈrijəˌrāt adjective Etymology: Latin morigeratus, past participle of morigerari to comply with, gratify, from morigerus archaic : morigerous …   Useful english dictionary

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